quote by Marcus Aurelius

Our anger and annoyance are more detrimental to us than the things themselves which anger or annoy us.

— Marcus Aurelius

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Anger and forgiveness quote Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.

Hurt people hurt people. That's how pain patterns gets passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion, cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future.

We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.

Anger and forgiveness quote A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres...
A strong person loves, forgives, walks away, lets go, tries again, perseveres... No matter what life throws at them.
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A KEY TO BEGIN FORGIVING: Become soft and tender with the person.

The first step is to become soft in your mind and spirit. Lower your voice and relax your facial expressions. This reflects honor and humility; and as Proverbs 15:1 suggests, "A gentle answer turns away anger."

Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart.


Keep in mind, hurting people often hurt other people as a result of their own pain. If somebody is rude and inconsiderate, you can almost be certain that they have some unresolved issues inside. They have some major problems, anger, resentment, or some heartache they are trying to cope with or overcome.

Anger and forgiveness quote It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flo
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.

Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. No destructive lies. No ridiculous fears. No debilitating anger.

Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.

Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.

Anger and forgiveness quote Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.

True forgiveness is when you can say, "Thank you for that experience.


In fact, not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die.

I knew that my heart and mind would always be tempted to feel anger--to find blame and hate. But I resolved that when the negative feelings came upon me, I wouldn't wait for them to grow or fester. I would always turn immediately to the Source of all true power: I would turn to God and let His love and forgiveness protect and save me.

Anger and forgiveness quote Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.
Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it.

When you forgive, you heal your own anger and hurt and are able to let love lead again. It's like spring cleaning for your heart.

Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself.

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.

Anger and forgiveness quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

With self-acceptance, we have the ability to choose compassion and forgiveness over anger and self-hatred.

Learning to forgive is much more useful than merely picking up a stone and throwing it at the object of one's anger, the more so when the provocation is extreme. For it is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.

I want to say somewhere: I've tried to be forgiving.

And yet. There were times in my life, whole years, when anger got the better of me. Ugliness turned me inside out. There was a certain satisfaction in bitterness. I courted it. It was standing outside, and I invited it in.

Anger and forgiveness quote Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your w
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

Don't let the sun go down on me.

The weak can never forgive.


Anger makes you smaller, while forgiveness forces you to grow beyond what you were.

Anger and forgiveness quote When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your
When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.

You're only human. Let's break free of this gravity of judgment And fly high on the wings of forgiveness.

Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.

The hatred you're carrying is a live coal in your heart - far more damaging to yourself than to them.

Anger and forgiveness quote We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
We all agree that forgiveness is a beautiful idea until we have to practice it.
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In spite of the fact that the law of revenge solves no social problems, men continue to follow its disastrous leading. History is cluttered with the wreckage of nations and individuals that pursued this self-defeating path.


Anger ventilated often hurries towards forgiveness; anger concealed often hardens into revenge.

We are to forgive so that we may enjoy God's goodness without feeling the weight of anger burning deep within our hearts. Forgiveness does not mean we recant the fact that what happened to us was wrong. Instead, we roll our burdens onto the Lord and allow Him to carry them for us.

Anger and forgiveness quote Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act; it is a permanent attitude.

Atonement is a journey of healing that moves from the pain between a victim and an oppressor, through forgiveness, the making of amends, the relief of anger and compassion for the victim, to deep reconciliation.

Adhere To - Faith, Unity, Sacrifice. Avoid - Back-biting, Falsehood and Crookedness. Admire - Frankness, Honesty, and Large-heartedness. Control - Tongue, Temper, and Tossing of the mind. Cultivate - Cosmic Love, Forgiveness and Patience. Hate - Lust, Anger, and Pride.

Forgiveness is almost a selfish act because of its immense benefits to the one who forgives.

Anger and forgiveness quote Forgiving someone is easy, it's trusting them again that's hard.
Forgiving someone is easy, it's trusting them again that's hard.

Set an intention to heal any unexpressed anger that may be present in your life.

Go to a quiet place with pen and paper. Take a few deep breaths. Ask your anger to speak to you. Write down the thoughts and feelings. When you are finished, forgive yourself for holding on to the anger for so long.

Rose quartz is said to be the stone of unconditional love.

This crystal opens the heart chakra and is believed to encourage self-love and forgiveness, and to help you let go of anger, resentment, and jealousy.

Love, not anger, brought Jesus to the cross.

Golgotha came as a result of God's great desire to forgive, not his reluctance. Jesus knew that by his vicarious suffering he could actually absorb all the evil of humanity and so heal it, forgive it, redeem it.

Forgiveness saves the expense of anger.

A grudge is like being stung to death by one bee.

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